FREE things  to do in  pigeon forge, tn

FREE things  to do in  pigeon forge, tn

Pigeon Forge offers endless options for family fun, but oftentimes these attractions can come at a not-so-cheap price. The good news is, there are plenty of free things to do in Pigeon Forge.

One of the most cost-effective ways to get to Pigeon Forge is by driving, especially if you’re coming from nearby cities such as Knoxville or Asheville.

How do I get to Pigeon Forge on a budget?

If you prefer the convenience and speed of flying, Knoxville’s McGhee Tyson Airport is the closest airport to Pigeon Forge. 

Stay at campgrounds or rent a cabin

Look for Pigeon Forge attraction discounts and Groupons

Take a Tour of the Old Mill Square

Jump back in time as you tour the historic Old Mill Square. It is a beautiful place for taking some photos and generally a great place to just stroll around.

Stroll around The Island in Pigeon Forge

Getting inside the Island in Pigeon Forge is totally free and you only pay for the activities that you want to do. 

Family bonding at Patriot Park

A great place for family picnics.  There’s a half a mile walking trail where you can stroll around.

Explore Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Home to a plethora of activities that the whole family can enjoy for free, for one, entrance to the park is absolutely free of charge. 

Drive Through Cades Cove

Offering scenic mountain views, wildflower meadows, rolling greens, historic buildings, and more!

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